2010 Perry Awards

Past Awards: 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Winners were announced September 19th 2010

Lifetime Achievement

Carole McGee

Outstanding Community Theatre

Chatham Community Players

David P. McMenemie Award

Kevin Gunther

NJACT Nominating Committee Member of the Year

David Benson

Outstanding Production Of A Play

Joe Bagnole, Producer / Arlene Schulman, Director blithe spirit First Avenue Players
Jeff Dworkin, Producer / Brian Murray and Jessica Pfeiffer Directors all in the timing Villagers Theatre
Ellen Fraker-Glasscock, Producer Chris Mortenson Director the hound of the baskervilles Chester Theatre Group
Chris Furlong, Producer / Bob Pridham Director the graduate Chatham Community Players
Loren Manheimer, Producer / Jon Heron, Director picasso at the lapine agile Circle Players
Michelle Roth, Kathie Robitz, Producers; Bunny Mateosian, Director whodunnit Bergen County Players
Ted Wioncek III, Producer Chris Melohn, Director greater tuna Collaborative Act Studio

Outstanding Production Of A Musical

Donna Glasser, Nick Montesano, Arnold Texiera, Producers Nick Montesano, Director rent NENA Productions
Lauri Hudson, Producer/Laurie Hudson, Director rent Road Company
Pete Labriola, Producer/Director the producers Pierrot Productions
Patricia Mangano Producer/ Jason Phillips Director all shook up Broadway Theater of Pitman
Patricia Mangano, Producer/Chris Melohn, Director my way Broadway Theatre of Pitman
Carolyn Newman, Producer/Carolyn Newman and Tom Newman, Directors the music man SKIT
Howard Tilkin, Producer/Camille DiLorenzo, Director cinderella JCC Metrowest
Roz Wroblewski and Marie Fiorello, Producers Mark Ilardi, Director damn yankees Villagers Theatre

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Play

Michael Chartier i hate hamlet 1st Avenue Playhouse
Matthew J. Cronin the graduate Chatham Community Players
Rick Holloway the pillowman Chatham Community Players
Kevin Hurley greater tuna Collaborative Act Studio
Pat King greater tuna Collaborative Act Studio
Chris Melohn angels in america Collaborative Act Studio
Michael Spaduccini comic potential Bergen County Players

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Musical

Drew Cyburt damn yankees Villagers Theater
Rory Donovan all shook up Broadway Theater of Pitman
Brian Meltzer ragtime Pennington Players
Billy Morris damn yankees Villagers Theater
Jim Petro the producers Pierrot Productions
Ken Wasser man of lamancha Center Drama
Kyrus Westcott ragtime Pennington Players
Ted Wioneck III groucho: a life in revue Collaborative Act Studio

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Play

Leigh Adel-Arnold comic potential Bergen County Players
Lori Anne Cassiano blithe spirit 1st Avenue Playhouse
Faith Dowgin the pitchfork disney Villagers Theater
Donna Jeanne blithe spirit 1st Avenue Playhouse
Gloria Lamoureux shirley valentine Chester Theater Group
Dori Persson enchanted april Player's Guild of Leonia
Julie Waldman-Stiel the graduate Chatham Community Players\

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Musical

Vicky Czarnik ragtime Pennington Players
Liz Filios singin' in the rain Broadway Theater of Pitman
Julia Heaney the fantastiks Theater Guild of Leonia
Jessica O'Brien crazy for you Our Gang Players
Donna Missal rent Villagers Theater
Christina Ryan oliver! Chatham Community Players
Marissa Vatsky cinderella JCC Metrowest

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Play

Charlie Deitz spider's web South Street Players
Peter Horn the pillowman Chatham Community Players
Bill Joachim whodunnit Bergen County Players
Michael King the pillowman Chatham Community Players
Bill Lee nuts Main Street Theater Company
James Lesko whodunnit Bergen County Players
Michael Sundburg one flew over the cuckoo's nest Circle Players

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Musical

James Collins the 25th annual putnam county spelling bee Stages at Camden
Uton Evan Onycjeckwe rent Montclair Operetta Club
Kevin Palardy the producers Pierrot Productions
Mike Schiumo the producers Pierrot Productions
John Sechrist rent NENA Productions
Eric Walby damn yankees Villagers Theater
Bobby Walker rent Road Company

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Play

Maria DeAngelo spider's web South Street Players
Dee Ganz nuts Main Street Theater Company
Mary Johnston blithe spirit 1st Avenue Playhouse
Casey Kauffman play it again sam Porch Light Productions
Elaine Schultz angels in america Collaborative Act Studio
Benita Simpson doubt Road Company
Elizabeth Royce the graduate Chatham Community Players

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Musical

Maria Aromando the 25th annual putnam county spelling bee Old Library Theater
Felicia Capece the 25th annual putnam county spelling bee Stages at Camden
Tina Kaye nine Chester Theater Group
Toni Richards all shook up Broadway Theater of Pitman
Christina Ryan cinderella JCC Metrowest
Laura Marie Rondinella cinderella JCC Metrowest
Katie Weigl the 25th annual putnam county spelling bee Old Library Theater

Outstanding Featured Actor In A Play

Arnold Buchiane sylvia Summit Playhouse
Robert Evans words of snap, crackle and umm Circle Players
James Houston one flew over the cukoo's nest SVP
Kris Longwell a few good men Villagers Productions
Elliot T. Schulz the graduate Chatham Community Player
Rob Sullivan spider's web South Street Players
Joe Vierno picasso at the lapine agile Circle Players

Outstanding Featured Actor In A Musical

Kevin Brady american rapture Mystic Vision Players
Michael Kaish joseph Yardley Players
James Michael Giberson rent NENA Productions
John Grewen annie Yardley Players
Christopher Smith american rapture Mystic Vision Players
Marc John Suznovich damn yankees Villagers Theater
Joe Zedeny joseph Yardley Players

Outstanding Featured Actress In A Play

Natalia Blanco the graduate Chatham Players
Faith Dowgin words of snap, crackle and umm Circle Players
Joyce Porter words of snap, crackle and umm? Circle Players
Jessica Randell picasso at the lapine agile Circle Players
Karin Wander comic potential Bergen County Players
Barbara Weintraub enchanted april Players Guild Of Leonia
Casey Williams-Ficcara to kill a mockingbird Broadway Theater of Pittman

Outstanding Featured Actress In A Musical

Elena Charlcraft it's a wonderful life Main Street Theater Company
Leslie Hochman damn yankees Villagers Theater
Tania Joseph rent NENA Productions
Christine Peltz groucho: a life in revue Collaborative Act Studio
Christine Sanders rent Cherry Blossom Players
Kimberly Wilpon man of lamancha Center Drama
Lisa Van Doren american rapture Mystic Vision Players

Outstanding Youth Actor In A Play

Joey Del Ferro. to kill a mockingbird Broadway Theater of Pitman
Isaiah Ellis to kill a mockingbird Broadway Theater of Pitman
Daniel Krimer stage fright Porch Light Productions
Charlie Sachs indian blood The Maplewood Strollers
Stephen Szemis a christmas story Pennington Players
Jason Wilks a christmas story Pennington Players
Filip Wojcek caught in the net Westfield Community Players

Outstanding Youth Actor In A Musical

Mitchell Epstein ragtime Montclair Operetta Club
Brandon Fallon suessical Marlboro Players
Tommy Gedrich seussical Brick Children's Community Theater
Logan Jones seussical Brick Children's Community Theater
Andrew Plinio the music man SKIT
Colin Sheehan all shook up Broadway Theater of Pitman
Brett Temple the robber bridegroom Valley Playhouse Productions

Outstanding Youth Actress In A Play

Audrey Atencio the prime of miss jean brodie Summit Playhouse
Casey Chartier-Vignapiano the real thing Circle Players
Anna Denola to kill a mockingbird Broadway Theater of Pitman
Kirsten Pasewaldt hollywood arms Maurer Productions OnStage
Brielle Raddi the pillowman Chatham Community Players
Givanna Robbins sybil Performance With Passion Players
Kayla Vanderbilt hollywood arms Maurer Productions OnStage

Outstanding Youth Actress In A Musical

Jenna Bitow seussical Brick Children's Community Theater
Danielle Goldstein seussical Brick Children's Community Theater
Gabriella Green children's letters to god Maurer Productions OnStage
Jamira Jackson all shook up Broadway Theater of Pitman
Taylor Lockwood 13 a musical Hexagon Players
Nicole Mangano all shook up Broadway Theater of Pitman
Danielle Tramutola the robber bridegroom Valley Playhouse Productions
Katie Quann 13 a musical Hexagon Players

Outstanding Production Of An Original Musical

Producer: Lou LaMedica, Director: Angelo Uccello a broadway musical review Trinity Theatrical Productions
Producer/Director: Debby Schwartz, Producer/Composer/Lyricis: Michael Schwartz diamonds at 22 west Performance With Passion Players

Outstanding Production Of An Original Play

Producer:Bob Denmark, Directors:Arnold Buchiane, Cynthia Wiese Manno, Joanne Lopresti Scanlon, Sherrie Ahlin, Mark C. Phelan, Donald Earle Howes Constantine Kitsopoulos jersey voices Chatham Community Players
Producer: Faith Dowgin . Directors: Ed Faver, John Dowgin, Mitch Ruf, Joe Porter, Cathy Zouves-Wrobel Author: Shannon Reed words of snap, crackle and um Circle Players
Director/Producer: Keith Brown the outcasts The Darress Theater Organization
Producers: Emily Pacitto & Ricky Franco my realization Cherry Blossom Players
Producer/Director: Ryan Pifher Director: Michael Edgerton stage fright Porch Light Productions
Producer/Director: Debby Schwartz, Producer: Michael Schwartz sybil Performance With Passion Players

Outstanding Lighting Design for a Play

Charles Dorner/Dan Blazejewski bus stop Yardley Players
Ellen Fraker-Glasscock the hound of the baskervilles Chester Theatre Group
Sean Hennessy the pillowman Chatham Community Players
Chris Miller greater tuna Collaborative Act Studio
Joe Lanteri comic potential Bergen County Players
Patrick McGlone all in the timing Villagers Theatre
Allen Seward whodunnit Bergen County Players

Outstanding Lighting Design For A Musical

Jeff Bettencourt/Lauri Hudson rent Road Company
Laura L. Cornesh cinderella JCC Metrowest
Patrick McGlone damn yankees Villagers Theatre
Shawn McGovern all shook up Broadway Theater of Pitman
Shawn McGovern my way Broadway Theatre of Pttman
Chris Miller groucho: a life in revue Collaborative Act Studio
Judi Parrish musical of musicals Pennington Players

Outstanding Sound Design

Matthew Carlsen damn yankees Villagers Theatre
Jeff Fiorello/Cliff Parish nine Chester Theatre Group
Steve Gale the hound of the baskervilles Chester Theatre Group
David Gwinn/Charlie Stroup greater tuna Collaborative Act Studio
Jim Higgins comic potential Bergen County Players
Chris Rodig all shook up Broadway Theater of Pitman
Jan Topoleski charlie brown The Strand Theatre Group

Outstanding Costume Design For A Play

Faith Dowgin the pitchfork disney Villagers Theatre
Judy French the heiress Maplewood Strollers
Fran Harrison the graduate Chatham Community Players
Donna Jeanne blithe spirit 1st Avenue Playhouse
Katie Lupfer whodunnit Bergen County Players
Eva Marie greater tuna Collaborative Act Studio
Eva Marie angels in america part 1 Collaborative Act Studio

Outstanding Costume Design For A Musical

Fran Harrison oliver! Chatham Community Players
Lauri Hudson/Ashley Macri dreamgirls Road Company
Dan Schulz cinderella JCC Metrowest
Dan Schulz ragtime Montclair Operetta Club
Lois Steeves the music man SKIT
Jay Stevens ragtime Pennington Players
Sue Takacs damn yankees Villagers Theatre

Outstanding Properties

Tony Cassiano & Lori Cassiano a christmas tale First Avenue Players
Camille DeLorenzo cinderella JCC Metrowest
Peg Hill shirley valentine Chester Theatre Group
Yvonne Perry the heiress Maplewood Strollers
Jeff Quatrone greater tuna Collaborative Act Studio
Greg Reissner & Kathy Mulvaney seussical Brick Children's Community Theatre
Marian Wright & Mike Dilorio bus stop Yardley Players

Outstanding Stage Management

Anne Bertasso hello dolly! The Roche Players
Jeff Cantor children's letters to god Maurer Productions OnStage
Crystal Coddington and then there were none Somerset Valley Players
Bryn Farace always patsy cline Ocean County College Theater Company
Diana Gilman Maurer hollywood arms Maurer Productions OnStage
Ana Kalet a few good men Villagers Theater
Kate Matseur jewtopia East Brunswick Community Players

Outstanding Scenic Design Of A Play

Pete DiMarco pitchfork disney Villagers Theatre
Jeff Jackson shirley valentine Chester Theatre Group
Phyllis Kessler the heiress Maplewood Strollers
Jim Racioppi/Tony Cassiano/Lori Cassiano blithe spirit First Avenue Players
Nanette Ratti the hound of the baskervilles Chester Theatre Group
Michael Almstedt bus stop Yardley Players
Eric Zoback/Marci K. Weinstein whodunnit Bergen County Players

Outstanding Scenic Design Of A Musical

Matt DiCarlo/Guy Suibedissen peter pan Villagers Theatre
Paula Farrar/Laurie Hudson rent Road Company
Mark Happel nine Chester Theatre Group
Evan Lewis/Hugh Mahon cinderella JCC Metrowest
Chris Melohn/Laura Velez my way Broadway Theatre of Pitman
Fred Sorrentino hello dolly The Roche Players
Turner Striffler/June Downey/ Vinny Amarosa the music man St. Catherine of  Bologna Performing Arts Guild
???? all shook up Broadway Theater of Pitman

Outstanding Choreography

Nicole Farina-Machin ragtime Pennington Players
Cindy Jung/Mical Efron cinderella JCC Metrowest
Maria Mantak the music man SKIT
Jaime Moritz damn yankees Villagers Theatre
Jessica O'Brien crazy for you Our Gang Players
Jason Phillips all shook up Broadway Theater of Pitman
Kat Ross the producers Pierrot Productions

Outstanding Musical Direction

Carmino Bello &Ben Childress my way Broadway Theatre of Pitman
Jaime Castellanos damn yankees Villagers Theater
Ilene Greenbaum cinderella JCC Metrowest
Vince Gentless & Michael Medvidik singin' in the rain Broadway Theatre of Pitman
Michael Medvidik all shook up Broadway Theater of Pitman
Timothy M. Tayler the 25th annual putnam county spelling bee Old Library
Lou Woodruff the producers Pierrot Productions

Outstanding Direction Of A Play

Cindy Alexander shirley valentine Chester
Michael Chartier i hate hamlet 1st Avenue Playhouse
Bunny Mateosian whodunnit Bergen County Players
Christopher Melhon greater tuna Collaborative Act Studio
Bob Pridham the graduate Chatham Community Players
Marjorie Sokoloff angels in america part 1 Collaborative Act Studio
Ray Yucas comic potential Bergen County Players

Outstanding Direction Of A Musical

Mary Lynn Dobson guys & dolls East Brunswick Community Players
Camille DiLorenzo cinderella JCC Metrowest
Mark Ilardi damn yankees Villagers Theatre
Chris Melohn my way Broadway Theatre of Pitman
Deborah Murad Nesser man of lamancha Center Drama
Jason Phillips all shook up Broadway Theater of Pitman
Marjorie Sokoloff the 25th annual putnam county spelling bee Stages AtCamden College